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Mailing Address:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Environmental Health
980-314-1620

Key Initiatives

Environmental Health Plan Review

A Health Department plan review shall be performed and approval granted prior to the construction and operation of any  new or remodeled establishment that North Carolina General Statutes mandate. Examples of these include, but are not limited to the following: food service establishments, hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, local confinement facilities, lodging places including bed and breakfast homes and inns, schools, child day cares, public swimming pools, etc.

Plans shall be submitted for review according to approved guidelines 

Submit your plans to:

Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement

2145 Suttle Avenue

​Charlotte, NC 28202

Specific questions or additional information on plan submittal guidelines should be directed to a Commercial Technical Assistance Center 980-314-CODE.

For a description of facility types below, click here.

 

Child Care Centers and Schools

Child Care Plan Review Application

School Building Application

Home Daycare Application

For steps to open a Daycare click here:

Food Establishments

Buying an Existing Facility?  Permits do not transfer at the sale of the business. You may be eligible for a transitional permit; however, staff will have to evaluate each situation. Please call (980) 314-1620.

Plans for franchised or chain food establishments are reviewed by NCDHHS Plan Review Unit. For questions, comments, concerns, or submittal requirements click here.

Plan Submittal Requirements

Plan Review Application

Limited Food Service Application

 

Institutions (Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, and Others)

 Institutions Plan Review Application

 

Lodging

Buying an Existing Facility?  Permits do not transfer at the sale of the business. You may be eligible for a transitional permit; however, staff will have to evaluate each situation. Please call (980) 314-1620.

Lodging Plan Review Application

 

Mobile Food Units and Pushcarts

 For mobile food unit plan review information click here.

 

Residential Care Facility

Residential Care Application

  

Swimming Pools

Provide: MCHD Swimming Pool Plan Review Application, aerial and cross-sectional diagram of swimming pool, deck/ gate/ & fence diagrams including material composition details, step & ladder designs, complete piping information including skimmers/ main drains/ sump pit/ pump/& chemical room diagrams, pump & chemical room equipment details, deck & pool lighting details, depth markers, bather load/ surface area/ design flow rate & volume, bather shower + restroom facilities, etc.

Plan Review Application

PDSC Form with Instructions - 2019

 

Tools and Resources

CFP 2016 Food Establishment Design Manual

Sanitation R​ules and Regulations

Commercial Technical Assistance Center

Dry Storage Calculator

Refrigeration Calculator

Hot Water Calculator​

Address

Mailing Address:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Environmental Health
980-314-1620

Key Initiatives